Nearly Fallen

 

nearly fallen leaves

the low sky lays carefully

a brass ring

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #17 Leap Linkage, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s The Pretenders –
 

The Vivid

 

the vivid death

of October leaves, their yellows

seem breathable

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #177 Cor van den Heuvel’s “a tide pool”, three favorite haiku, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Cat Power –
 

Willow Leaves

 

willow leaves

descend drip by drip to the pool

weep in her absence

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Glass #35 weeping willow, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Julie London (despite a controversial last minute plea for Justin Timberlake!) –